Lifeguard Checkout Swims
If you cannot attend a qualifying swim, we are offering a lifeguard checkout swim on July 14th to qualify you for the event.
The lifeguard checkout swim will qualify you for the following:
The time and location of your start is dependent upon your distance, however all swimmers will finish just south of the Santa Monica Pier. The chart below outlines the start location and approximate times for each distance. Specific start times will be determined based on the speed of the 12.6-mile swimmers.
12.6-mile swimmers: A kayak escort is highly recommended for the checkout swim, however it is not required.